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han·dling

 (hănd′lĭng)
n.
1. A touching, feeling, or manipulating with the hands.
2. The process of packing and distributing merchandise: a charge for shipping and handling.
3. The way in which something is handled or taken care of: a situation that required delicate handling.
4. The way in which a presentation, especially an artistic or theatrical work, is treated.

handling

(ˈhændlɪŋ)
n
1. the act or an instance of picking up, turning over, or touching something
2. treatment, as of a theme in literature
3. (Commerce)
a. the process by which a commodity is packaged, transported, etc
b. (as modifier): handling charges.
4. (Law) law the act of receiving property that one knows or believes to be stolen

han•dling

(ˈhænd lɪŋ)

n.
1. a touching, grasping, or using with the hands.
2. the manner of treating or dealing with something.
3. the process by which something is packaged, transported, delivered, etc.
adj.
4. of or pertaining to the process of transporting, delivering, etc.: a 10 percent handling charge.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.handling - manual (or mechanical) carrying or moving or delivering or working with somethinghandling - manual (or mechanical) carrying or moving or delivering or working with something
manual labor, manual labour - labor done with the hands
materials handling - act of loading and unloading and moving goods within e.g. a factory especially using mechanical devices
loading - the labor of putting a load of something on or in a vehicle or ship or container etc.; "the loading took 2 hours"
unloading - the labor of taking a load of something off of or out of a vehicle or ship or container etc.
2.handling - the action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical meanshandling - the action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means
touching, touch - the act of putting two things together with no space between them; "at his touch the room filled with lights"
fielding - (baseball) handling the ball while playing in the field
3.handling - the management of someone or somethinghandling - the management of someone or something; "the handling of prisoners"; "the treatment of water sewage"; "the right to equal treatment in the criminal justice system"
management, direction - the act of managing something; "he was given overall management of the program"; "is the direction of the economy a function of government?"
bioremediation - the act of treating waste or pollutants by the use of microorganisms (as bacteria) that can break down the undesirable substances
dealing - method or manner of conduct in relation to others; "honest dealing"

handling

noun management, running, treatment, approach, administration, conduct, manipulation The family has criticized the military's handling of the affair.
Translations
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handling

[ˈhændlɪŋ]
A. N
1. (lit) (= treatment) → trato m; (= manipulation) → manejo m; (= exposure to hands) → manoseo m
the care and handling of antique textilesel cuidado y el trato de tejidos antiguos
the problem of safe handling of radioactive wasteel problema del manejo seguro de los residuos radiactivos
all that handling has not improved the book's conditiontanto manoseo no ha favorecido para nada el estado de conservación del libro
rough handlingmal trato m
2. (= management) [of situation, animal, money] → manejo m; [of person] → trato m
the minister was criticized for his handling of the economyel ministro fue criticado por su forma de manejar or llevar la economía
3. (Comm) → porte m
4. (Aut) [of car] → conducción f, manejo m (LAm)
B. CPD handling charges NPLgastos mpl de tramitación

handling

[ˈhændlɪŋ] n
(= treatment) [situation, complaint] his handling of the matter → la façon dont il a traité l'affaire
[stolen goods] → recel m
[car] → maniabilité fhandling charges npl
(for goods)frais mpl de manutention
(BANKING)agios mplhand lotion nlotion f pour les mainshand luggage hand-luggage [ˈhændlʌgɪdʒ] nbagages mpl à main
one piece of hand luggage → un bagage à main

handling

n
(= touching)Berühren nt
(of plant, animal, matter, problem)Behandlung f (→ of +gen); (of person, patient etc)Umgang m(of mit), Behandlung f (→ of +gen); (of vehicle, plane, ship, drug, explosive)Umgang m(of mit); (of tool, weapon, machine)Umgang m(of mit), Handhabung f; (of writer’s material)Verarbeitung f, → Bearbeitung f; (of legal or financial matters)Erledigung f; (= official handling of matters, of legal case)Bearbeitung f; his adroit handling of the car/troopssein geschickter Umgang mit dem Auto/den Truppen; her adroit handling of the economyihre geschickte Handhabung der Wirtschaft; the policeman’s tactful handling of the drunk/crowddas taktvolle Verhalten des Polizisten gegenüber dem Betrunkenen/der Menge; his handling of the matter/situationdie Art, wie er die Angelegenheit/die Situation angefasst hat; his successful handling of the crisis/taskseine Bewältigung der Krise/der Aufgabe; his expert handling of the dealsein Geschick beim Abschluss des Geschäfts; toxic waste requires very careful handlingmit Giftmüll muss sehr vorsichtig umgegangen werden; this package needs careful handlingdieses Paket muss vorsichtig behandelt werden; these goods were damaged in handling (Comm) → diese Waren wurden beschädigt
(of vehicle) what’s its handling like?wie fährt es sich?; a car not renowned for its easy handlingein Auto, das sich nicht gerade durch leichte Lenkung auszeichnet

handling

[ˈhændlɪŋ] n
a. (touching, fingering) → maneggio
these goods have been damaged through too much handling → questa merce è danneggiata perché è stata maneggiata troppo
b. (of theme, animals) → trattamento; (of resources) → amministrazione f; (of car, ship) → controllo; (of gun) → maneggiamento
he was criticized for his handling of the situation/the crowd → fu criticato per il suo modo di affrontare or trattare la situazione/la folla

hand·ling

n. manejo, manipulación.
References in classic literature ?
The sailing and racing of yachts has developed a class of fore-and- aft sailors, men born and bred to the sea, fishing in winter and yachting in summer; men to whom the handling of that particular rig presents no mystery.
He managed by a skillful handling of his net to retain all the large fish and to draw them to the shore; but he could not prevent the smaller fish from falling back through the meshes of the net into the sea.
Not that they touched hands often, save at meeting and parting; but that in handling the bicycles, in strapping on the books of verse they carried into the hills, and in conning the pages of books side by side, there were opportunities for hand to stray against hand.
Handling the long lance lightly, glancing twice or thrice along its length to see if it be exactly straight, Stubb whistlingly gathers up the coil of the warp in one hand, so as to secure its free end in his grasp, leaving the rest unobstructed.
Let us explain more clearly what is meant by skilful handling.
But the great atheists, indeed are hypocrites; which are ever handling holy things, but without feeling; so as they must needs be cauterized in the end.
The handling of our fleet by the red island warriors of Ja's clan was far from perfect.